A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 196 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (122 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 131.97 km (82 miles). Unique identifier: us2000cm44. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cm44. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 11:40:47 / January 21, 2018 @ 11:40 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6895 East, latitude -12.2821 South, depth = 131.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:40:47 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 196 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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