A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 198 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands (123 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:15:20 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.0033° East, -12.5079° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004y1y. Unique identifier: us60004y1y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 16:15:20 / July 23, 2019 @ 4:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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