A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c3vd. Unique identifier: us2000c3vd. Exact location of event, depth 52.07 km, 162.2073° East, -10.5246° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.07 km (32 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:36 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/17 / 2017-12-06 16:58:36 / December 6, 2017 @ 4:58 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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