A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:08:42 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h89e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h89e. 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: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 16:08:42 / August 26, 2018 @ 4:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.3931° East, -22.3199° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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