A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (74 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 11:58:30 / November 6, 2019 @ 11:58 am. The temblor was reported at 22:58:30 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.7587 East, latitude -11.145 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60006bi9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006bi9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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