A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000ddpd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddpd. Exact location, longitude 171.0694° East, latitude -23.2733° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:25:04 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 22:25:04 / January 24, 2021 @ 10:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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