A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:20:41 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 14:20:41 / June 11, 2017 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.26 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 162.1204° East, -10.8836° South, depth 46.26 km. Event id: us20009luu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009luu.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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