A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 16:11:32 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003s04. Id of event: us60003s04. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 05:11:32 / May 25, 2019 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.3109 East, latitude -11.1137 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 84 km SSE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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