A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 296 km SW of Gizo, Solomon Islands (184 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:24 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aksp. Unique identifier: us7000aksp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 01:17:24 / July 4, 2020 @ 1:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 154.6621° East, -9.6755° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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