A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (82 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 04:42:43 / August 26, 2020 @ 4:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:42:43 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bftd. Unique identifier: us7000bftd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 160.708° East, -10.4035° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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