A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 99 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (62 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 06:53:54 / February 9, 2021 @ 6:53 am. Exact location of event, longitude 162.2103 East, latitude -11.3031 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000di1z. Unique identifier: us6000di1z. The temblor was detected at 06:53:54 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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