A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 05:53:25 / June 15, 2020 @ 5:53 am. The temblor was detected at 05:53:25 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.77 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.52 East, latitude -22.2688 South, depth = 58.77 km. Unique identifier: us6000aexb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aexb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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