A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us6000de7i. Event ids that are associated: us6000de7i. The temblor was detected at 21:52:14 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 172.2155° East, -22.8853° South, depth 23.66 km. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 21:52:14 / January 26, 2021 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.66 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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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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, 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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