A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:11:02 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 00:11:02 / February 3, 2021 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg8p. Unique identifier: us6000dg8p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6581 East, latitude -22.5923 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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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