A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Unique identifier: at00peszkp. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18252000, at00peszkp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 161.6° East, -10.1° South, depth 54 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 19:31:36 / September 9, 2018 @ 7:31 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kirakira in Solomon Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:31:36 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taro’a, Kirakira. Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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