A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Buala in Solomon Islands on Monday. Event id: us7000cmlj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmlj. The temblor was reported at 19:26:05 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 19:26:05 / November 30, 2020 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 159.2805° East, -8.1476° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buala. Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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