A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/12/16 / 2016-12-12 11:48:53 / December 12, 2016 @ 11:48 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.3 km (28 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:48:53 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200082v4. Unique identifier: us200082v4. Exact location of event, depth 45.3 km, 162.3324° East, -11.0565° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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