A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, North of the Solomon Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.51 km, 156.0786° East, -1.536° South. The temblor was detected at 00:52:55 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.51 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:52:55 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004gtm. Event ids that are associated: us10004gtm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: North of the Solomon Islands.
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