A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 22:36:07 / January 11, 2021 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.23 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.8813 East, latitude -21.8334 South, depth = 139.23 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7k5. Id of event: us6000d7k5. The temblor was reported at 22:36:07 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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