A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl7b. Id of event: us7000cl7b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 19:45:16 / November 26, 2020 @ 7:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.71 km (43 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:16 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.5872 East, latitude -10.3917 South, depth = 69.71 km.
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 37 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands.
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