A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 172.0385° East, latitude -23.3694° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:07:21 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dj83. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj83. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 21:07:21 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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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