A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 05:57:40 / June 20, 2020 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ac23. Event ids that are associated: us7000ac23. The temblor was detected at 05:57:40 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.5137 East, latitude -22.9811 South, depth = 10 km. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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