A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 104 km S of Dadali, Solomon Islands (65 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.027 East, latitude -8.9908 South, depth = 526.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:36 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009p9a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p9a. 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 526.82 km (327 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 16:40:36 / June 18, 2017 @ 4:40 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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