A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (62 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 161.0682° East, -10.1484° South, depth 52.67 km. Id of earthquake: us1000dsm9. Event ids that are associated: us1000dsm9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:41:41 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.67 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 22:41:41 / April 21, 2018 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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