A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000bq8k. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bq8k. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:03 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.61 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 162.0676° East, -10.8381° South, depth 62.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 11:52:03 / November 7, 2017 @ 11:52 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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