A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 11:17:08 / February 12, 2017 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 161.8554 East, latitude -10.6165 South, depth = 46 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:17:08 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008li1. Unique identifier: us20008li1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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