A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 20:05:31 / July 20, 2020 @ 8:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.35 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000arvz. Event ids that are associated: us7000arvz. Exact location, longitude 161.5183° East, latitude -10.4257° South, depth = 93.35 km. The temblor was reported at 20:05:31 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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