A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3vt. Unique identifier: us6000c3vt. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:29 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 10:06:29 / September 26, 2020 @ 10:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude 161.2839 East, latitude -10.2414 South, depth = 40.39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.39 km (25 miles).
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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