A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.09 km (24 miles). Exact location, longitude 161.0664° East, latitude -10.322° South, depth = 38.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 00:54:59 / June 23, 2018 @ 12:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ez8g. Unique identifier: us1000ez8g. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:54:59 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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