A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Unique identifier: us6000b3ib. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3ib. The temblor was detected at 16:27:23 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 161.242° East, -10.5017° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 16:27:23 / July 20, 2020 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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