A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Unique identifier: us7000cl7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cl7e. 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 20:40:04 / November 26, 2020 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.53 km (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 161.5759° East, -10.2276° South, depth 83.53 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:40:04 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira. Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, 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 was reported nearby.
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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: 45 km WNW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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