A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 108 km ESE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (67 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 19:21:14 / June 22, 2019 @ 7:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 157.6688° East, -8.6405° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:14 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700046ts. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700046ts.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 108 km ESE of Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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