A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 01:12:53 / April 6, 2020 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70008pmf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008pmf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.31 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.1604 East, latitude -10.1713 South, depth = 65.31 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:53 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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