A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us200082vg. Unique identifier: us200082vg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 21:53:18 / December 12, 2016 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 161.2523° East, -10.339° South. The temblor was detected at 08:53:18 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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