A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 112 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:19:29 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 162.2053° East, -11.4285° South, depth 55.06 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i3jv. Id of event: us1000i3jv. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.06 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 03:19:29 / December 1, 2018 @ 3:19 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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