A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000diub. Unique identifier: us6000diub. The temblor was detected at 04:10:53 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 04:10:53 / February 19, 2021 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 171.2711 East, latitude -22.7725 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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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