A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (94 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 21:10:17 / January 13, 2016 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004fln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fln. The temblor was picked up at 08:10:17 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 158.2936° East, -9.2141° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 152 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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