A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact location of earthquake, 161.9109° East, -10.7846° South, depth 51.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.52 km (32 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:39 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000alhx. Unique identifier: us2000alhx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 15:21:39 / September 13, 2017 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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