A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 113 km S of Dadali, Solomon Islands (70 miles). Global time and date of event 28/05/19 / 2019-05-28 07:06:36 / May 28, 2019 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.9682 East, latitude -9.0728 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003wau. Unique identifier: us70003wau. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:06:36 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 113 km S of Dadali, Solomon Islands.
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