A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 km SSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (46 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.55 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.2452 East, latitude -7.2396 South, depth = 12.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:09:58 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/15 / 2015-06-15 00:09:58 / June 15, 2015 @ 12:09 am. Unique identifier: us10002ly1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002ly1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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