A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Id of earthquake: us7000c7z7. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7z7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.73 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 161.2714 East, latitude -10.8015 South, depth = 26.73 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 14:47:02 / October 30, 2020 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:47:02 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira. The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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