A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands (107 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:39:40 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 03:39:40 / February 9, 2021 @ 3:39 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000di21. Unique identifier: us6000di21. Exact location, longitude 163.1856° East, latitude -11.399° South, depth = 10 km.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 173 km SE of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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