A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 143 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hits. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hits. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 22:45:11 / September 22, 2018 @ 10:45 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 158.2066° East, -9.0536° South. The temblor was detected at 09:45:11 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 143 km SW of Dadali, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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