A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (97 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/18 / 2018-01-13 11:07:47 / January 13, 2018 @ 11:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude 163.102 East, latitude -11.2485 South, depth = 35.47 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:47 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000cpuz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cpuz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.47 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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