A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007prr. Unique identifier: us70007prr. Exact location of earthquake, 161.4619° East, -10.3174° South, depth 98.33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.33 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 23:31:35 / February 13, 2020 @ 11:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:31:35 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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