A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:15:38 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 14:15:38 / November 11, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cddx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cddx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.49 km (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 161.6401 East, latitude -10.6755 South, depth = 85.49 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 39 km SW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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