A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 74 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands (46 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.72 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k7h8. Id of event: us2000k7h8. Global time and date of event 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 01:52:41 / March 30, 2019 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 156.0143 East, latitude -7.0337 South, depth = 66.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:41 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SW of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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