A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 169 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (105 miles). Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 22:35:33 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085ys. Id of event: us600085ys. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:35:33 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 163.2609 East, latitude -11.2204 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 169 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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