A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 13:49:50 / January 29, 2020 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 86.63 km, 161.2802° East, -10.3749° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007j2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007j2w. The temblor was reported at 00:49:50 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.63 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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