A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 102 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (63 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bksq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bksq. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 10:06:12 / November 9, 2017 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 72.99 km, 155.8482° East, -7.2302° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:06:12 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.99 km (45 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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