A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 19:36:55 / February 21, 2021 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 171.5312° East, latitude -22.7199° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:36:55 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djxw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djxw. 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 two, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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