A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 16:27:07 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.141 East, latitude -11.0133 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckeu. Id of event: us7000ckeu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 16:27:07 / November 25, 2020 @ 4:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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