A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 01:02:55 / September 5, 2018 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8hm. Id of event: us2000h8hm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:02:55 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.5897° East, latitude -22.1822° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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