A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:37:11 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 23:37:11 / February 2, 2021 @ 11:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 171.7621° East, -22.619° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg00. Unique identifier: us6000dg00.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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