A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Buala in Solomon Islands on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:36:26 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.1833 East, latitude -8.113 South, depth = 2.66 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.66 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cmlm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmlm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 19:36:26 / November 30, 2020 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buala (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Buala (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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