A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 121 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (75 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 166.4618 East, latitude -11.6196 South, depth = 152.4 km. Unique identifier: us2000dbxs. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dbxs. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:41 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.4 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 03:37:41 / March 4, 2018 @ 3:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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