A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 12:39:23 / July 6, 2017 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.4035 East, latitude -10.4558 South, depth = 55.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.34 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:39:23 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10009798. Event ids that are associated: us10009798.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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