A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 44 km WSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 156.1899° East, -6.7809° South, depth 115.83 km. Event id: us10003p5u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p5u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.83 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:53:39 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 22:53:39 / October 9, 2015 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km WSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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