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Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 79 km southeast of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

mer, 9 giu 2021, 02:40
4.8 quake 9 Jun 1:14 pm (GMT +11)
4.8 quake 9 Jun 1:14 pm (GMT +11)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred around noon on Wednesday 9 June 2021 at 1:14 pm local time near Kirakira, Nakumwe, Makira-Ulawa Province, Solomon Islands, as reported by the United States Geological Survey.
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 55.1 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kirakira (pop. 1,100) located 79 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:
Ho sentito questo terremoto

Data & ora: 9 Jun 1:14 pm (GMT +11) local time (9 Jun 2021 02:14 GMT)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Prof.: 55.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 10.97°S / 162.41°E (Coral Sea, Solomon Islands)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS

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