A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (66 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 02:46:09 / June 30, 2020 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:09 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 162.5099 East, latitude -11.2196 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajc2. Id of event: us7000ajc2.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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