A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 109 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands (68 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wj7. Unique identifier: us70005wj7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 157.5322° East, -8.8119° South. Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 02:46:23 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:46:23 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km SE of Gizo, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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