A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:19:41 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 18:19:41 / July 17, 2020 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 66.39 km, 161.3323° East, -10.5009° South. Id of earthquake: us6000b2ty. Event ids that are associated: us6000b2ty. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.39 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. Close country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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