A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70007tqz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007tqz. The temblor was reported at 10:19:56 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 23:19:56 / February 14, 2020 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 36.92 km, 161.0932° East, -10.0114° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.92 km (23 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taro’a (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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