A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 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 location, longitude 171.1464° East, latitude -22.7734° South, depth = 10 km. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:36:41 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dgc7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgc7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 18:36:41 / February 10, 2021 @ 6:36 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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