A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 161.3479° East, -10.4323° South, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:42:55 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700036pl. Id of event: us700036pl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 23:42:55 / April 15, 2019 @ 11:42 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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