A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands (75 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 165.0304 East, latitude -11.4674 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqh8. Unique identifier: us2000bqh8. The temblor was picked up at 18:34:42 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 07:34:42 / November 10, 2017 @ 7:34 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km SW of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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