A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Monday. The temblor was detected at 03:07:10 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 16:07:10 / March 11, 2018 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 162.0351° East, -10.787° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6hy. Id of event: us1000d6hy.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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