A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 21:22:42 / December 1, 2019 @ 9:22 pm. Unique identifier: us70006f2d. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006f2d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 161.2939° East, latitude -10.2764° South, depth = 58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:22:42 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 71 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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