A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 165 km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 166.745° East, latitude -11.9147° South, depth = 132.32 km. Event id: us1000g916. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g916. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 06:44:23 / August 9, 2018 @ 6:44 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 132.32 km (82 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:44:23 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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, 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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