A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 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, longitude 162.461° East, latitude -10.7161° South, depth = 82.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ml5. Id of event: us70005ml5. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:04 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 22:08:04 / September 21, 2019 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82.98 km (52 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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