A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 21:51:14 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 161.3812 East, latitude -10.3522 South, depth = 110.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 21:51:14 / December 20, 2020 @ 9:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d285. Unique identifier: us6000d285. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.26 km (69 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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