A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Santa Cruz Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Santa Cruz Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 165.1778 East, latitude -11.0973 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000e1kh. Event ids that are associated: us2000e1kh. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:10 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 23:39:10 / April 10, 2018 @ 11:39 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Santa Cruz Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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