A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Auki in Solomon Islands. The temblor was detected at 22:45:12 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 22:45:12 / August 26, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfu0. Unique identifier: us7000bfu0. Exact location of event, depth 24.98 km, 160.9249° East, -8.3024° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.98 km (16 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Auki (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Auki (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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