A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 171.0768 East, latitude -22.8384 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:35:23 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgb4. Unique identifier: us6000dgb4. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 16:35:23 / February 10, 2021 @ 4:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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