A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 101 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (63 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000arnc. Event ids that are associated: us2000arnc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.9915 East, latitude -7.3666 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:48:29 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 20:48:29 / September 4, 2017 @ 8:48 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 101 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands.
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