A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 14:31:01 / June 14, 2020 @ 2:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.18 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.3697 East, latitude -10.3254 South, depth = 82.18 km. The temblor was detected at 14:31:01 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aevk. Id of event: us6000aevk.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 61 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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