A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. The temblor was picked up at 11:38:53 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 161.238 East, latitude -10.1501 South, depth = 70.52 km. Id of earthquake: us60008gk8. Event ids that are associated: us60008gk8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 00:38:53 / March 11, 2020 @ 12:38 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.52 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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