A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (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). Id of earthquake: us6000dj9l. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj9l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.6357° East, -22.1448° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 00:57:51 / February 12, 2021 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:51 / 12:57 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 twenty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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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