A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us6000dg8z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg8z. Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 03:20:14 / February 3, 2021 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 171.8272 East, latitude -22.7771 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:20:14 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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