A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 103 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:30:44 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000axiz. Id of event: us1000axiz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.07 km (70 miles). Exact location, longitude 156.0401° East, latitude -7.4284° South, depth = 113.07 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 21:30:44 / October 19, 2017 @ 9:30 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 five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 103 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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