A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The temblor was detected at 19:30:37 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 08:30:37 / February 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20008iv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iv3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 54.06 km, 161.4364° East, -10.3527° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.06 km (34 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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