A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 186 km W of Malango, Solomon Islands (116 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5t7. Id of event: us6000d5t7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:24:12 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 158.0284° East, -9.9207° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 22:24:12 / December 24, 2020 @ 10:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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