A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (76 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 12:32:23 / February 10, 2016 @ 12:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:32:23 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.68 km, 160.8166° East, -10.2408° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.68 km (29 miles). Unique identifier: us20004z9h. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z9h.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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