A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 108 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands (67 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dspp. Unique identifier: us1000dspp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:29:03 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 00:29:03 / April 22, 2018 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 166.2557° East, latitude -11.6072° South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km SSE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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