A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 194 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (121 miles). Unique identifier: us20004z3l. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004z3l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 21:11:23 / February 9, 2016 @ 9:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:11:23 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 163.5994 East, latitude -11.0366 South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 194 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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