A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 150 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 00:41:05 / April 11, 2018 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 163.1639 East, latitude -11.033 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dxu8. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxu8. The temblor was reported at 11:41:05 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen 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.
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