A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Honiara in Solomon Islands on Monday. Exact location, longitude 160.3232° East, latitude -9.8787° South, depth = 28.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg0k. Unique identifier: us7000dg0k. The temblor was picked up at 20:10:02 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.32 km (18 miles). 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: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 20:10:02 / March 1, 2021 @ 8:10 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulaghi, Honiara. Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Honiara (c. 56 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tulaghi (c. 1 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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