A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (66 miles) on Friday. Event id: us2000bl4f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl4f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.73 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 161.5718 East, latitude -11.3586 South, depth = 8.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 21:28:00 / November 9, 2017 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:28:00 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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