A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The temblor was detected at 12:03:35 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 161.1547° East, latitude -10.2207° South, depth = 60.14 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 01:03:35 / December 12, 2016 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.14 km (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us200082uq. Event ids that are associated: us200082uq.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 87 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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