A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dj3w. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj3w. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:58:43 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 01:58:43 / February 11, 2021 @ 1:58 am. Exact location, longitude 171.9628° East, latitude -23.1923° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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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