A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 112 kilometers (70 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us6000848g. Event ids that are associated: us6000848g. The temblor was detected at 08:17:38 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 21:17:38 / February 25, 2020 @ 9:17 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.64 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.64 km, 161.0068° East, -9.9945° South.
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Taro’a (c. 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taro’a (min 5000 pop).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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