A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 98 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/15 / 2015-08-31 21:49:06 / August 31, 2015 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 138.24 km, 155.875° East, -7.2168° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:49:06 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003f89. Unique identifier: us20003f89. The epicenter was at a depth of 138.24 km (86 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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