A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 21:38:54 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.98 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 161.5169° East, latitude -10.3507° South, depth = 90.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000a1v1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1v1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 21:38:54 / May 23, 2020 @ 9:38 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 45 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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