A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 74 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (46 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.01 km (57 miles). Exact location of event, depth 92.01 km, 156.0583° East, -7.0899° South. 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: us1000jlwb. Unique identifier: us1000jlwb. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:48 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 23:50:48 / March 18, 2019 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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