A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 11:04:46 / October 25, 2020 @ 11:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.58 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 161.5693° East, latitude -10.274° South, depth = 71.58 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:46 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ccxw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ccxw.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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