A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:11 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 162.2334° East, -10.3692° South, depth 35 km. Event id: us60007liz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007liz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 19:02:11 / January 22, 2020 @ 7:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ENE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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