A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands (94 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/18 / 2018-02-11 18:04:58 / February 11, 2018 @ 6:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.4408 East, latitude -10.7986 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 05:04:58 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d5xr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d5xr.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 152 km W of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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