A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 66 km SSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (41 miles). Global time and date of event 25/12/18 / 2018-12-25 15:43:46 / December 25, 2018 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 156.2843 East, latitude -7.1843 South, depth = 26.17 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:43:46 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j324. Unique identifier: us2000j324. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.17 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km SSW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.