A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (107 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddp0. Id of event: us6000ddp0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 09:43:45 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:43:45 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 163.3319 East, latitude -11.1774 South, depth = 10 km.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 173 km ESE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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