A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.92 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 166.4659° East, latitude -11.0146° South, depth = 156.92 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:16 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 22:24:16 / November 4, 2017 @ 10:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bin4. Unique identifier: us2000bin4.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 76 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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