A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 109 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.71 km (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 08:13:56 / October 10, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:13:56 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atny. Id of event: us1000atny. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.4818 East, latitude -11.4693 South, depth = 92.71 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 109 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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