A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 04:21:32 / December 20, 2016 @ 4:21 am. All ids that are associated to the event: at00oigury, us200082pp, pt16355050. Unique identifier: us200082pp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:21:32 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kirakira in Solomon Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 161.2306 East, latitude -10.2012 South, depth = 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taro’a, Kirakira. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 80 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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