A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/16 / 2016-12-09 13:36:26 / December 9, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:36:26 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200081g8. Unique identifier: us200081g8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.61 km (38 miles). Exact location of event, depth 60.61 km, 161.1035° East, -10.2282° South.
Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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