A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.7787° East, -22.8692° South. 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 00:31:00 / February 3, 2021 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:31:00 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg8t. Id of event: us6000dg8t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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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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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