A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 109 km S of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (68 miles). Unique identifier: us70009b53. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009b53. Exact location, longitude 161.9822° East, latitude -11.4431° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 22:10:44 / May 1, 2020 @ 10:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:10:44 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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