A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 213 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (132 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 14:21:05 / July 23, 2019 @ 2:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:21:05 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004y1u. Id of event: us60004y1u. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 163.5149° East, -11.568° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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