A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 255 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (158 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 21:18:15 / September 16, 2015 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.0622 East, latitude -9.5912 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:15 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003isx. Id of event: us10003isx.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 255 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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