A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The temblor was detected at 22:12:16 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 178.73 km (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 11:12:16 / November 4, 2018 @ 11:12 am. Exact location of event, depth 178.73 km, 166.2994° East, -10.8603° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpuy. Id of event: us1000hpuy.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lata (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Lata (c. 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 53 km ESE of Lata, Solomon Islands.
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