A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 16:19:36 / February 10, 2021 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dgay. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgay. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.3131 East, latitude -22.9325 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:19:36 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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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