A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 07:00:00 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 07:00:00 / August 9, 2020 @ 7:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.51 km (67 miles). Exact location, longitude 171.534° East, latitude -22.3573° South, depth = 107.51 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbhs. Unique identifier: us6000bbhs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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