A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands (71 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ivf7. Unique identifier: us2000ivf7. Exact location of earthquake, 158.9231° East, -9.2167° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 22:43:11 / December 15, 2018 @ 10:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:43:11 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 115 km WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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