A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 158 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (98 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:35:00 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.3888 East, latitude -10.8336 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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: us1000b04l. Unique identifier: us1000b04l. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 18:35:00 / October 24, 2017 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 158 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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