A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 271 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (168 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:07:45 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 02:07:45 / July 4, 2020 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 154.9858° East, latitude -9.7236° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aksl. Event ids that are associated: us7000aksl.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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