A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (103 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 166.6991° East, -11.9425° South, depth 200.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000ebvy. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ebvy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 200.96 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/18 / 2018-05-21 01:56:01 / May 21, 2018 @ 1:56 am. The temblor was reported at 12:56:01 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 165 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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