A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 176 km SSW of Dadali, Solomon Islands (109 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 01:29:02 / June 22, 2019 @ 1:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 158.261° East, -9.4524° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044jp. Id of event: us600044jp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:29:02 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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