A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000af1i. Id of event: us7000af1i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.08 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 11:22:19 / June 23, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 85.08 km, 161.4746° East, -10.3122° South. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:19 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 51 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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