A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000djbm. Event ids that are associated: us6000djbm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 15:17:28 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.656 East, latitude -23.6909 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:17:28 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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