A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Solomon Islands kilometers (0 miles) from Solomon Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004nzw. Unique identifier: us70004nzw. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 14:00:58 / July 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.37 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 158.9696° East, latitude -8.5692° South, depth = 118.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:58 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buala (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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