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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 76 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands



Earthquake location -11.0146S, 166.4659WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 166.4659° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -11.0146° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 156.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-04 22:24:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-04 22:46:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.604 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bin4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bin4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bin4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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