A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 54 km WSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.38 km (49 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d3w9. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3w9. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 15:57:57 / March 4, 2018 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:57:57 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 158.5515° East, -8.1684° South, depth 78.38 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 54 km WSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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