A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (61 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000cksn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cksn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.24 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:07:20 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 161.0274° East, -10.3355° South, depth 66.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/18 / 2018-01-04 18:07:20 / January 4, 2018 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ninety-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 98 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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