A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Buala in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:30:00 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.77 km (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000ah7h. Event ids that are associated: us6000ah7h. Exact location of event, longitude 159.2634 East, latitude -8.0214 South, depth = 58.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 15:30:00 / June 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buala. Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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