A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Unique identifier: us2000a40q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a40q. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.56 km (41 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 20:24:47 / July 29, 2017 @ 8:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:24:47 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 161.1695° East, -10.1044° South, depth 66.56 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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