A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Dadali in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:50:42 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 19:50:42 / December 11, 2019 @ 7:50 pm. Id of earthquake: us60006t9e. Event ids that are associated: us60006t9e. Exact location, longitude 158.8746° East, latitude -7.8182° South, depth = 35 km.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buala (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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