A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.1058 East, latitude -11.1917 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:13:04 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000jc18. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jc18. Global time and date of event 20/01/19 / 2019-01-20 11:13:04 / January 20, 2019 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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