A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (64 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 161.0591° East, latitude -10.0702° South, depth = 40.09 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpdj. Id of event: us7000bpdj. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:15 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 10:11:15 / September 12, 2020 @ 10:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.09 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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