A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The temblor was detected at 11:05:10 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.29 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006qy5. Event ids that are associated: us10006qy5. Exact location of event, depth 73.29 km, 162.4938° East, -10.9632° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 00:05:10 / September 20, 2016 @ 12:05 am.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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