A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 08:29:59 / February 22, 2021 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 172.9307° East, latitude -23.1509° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000dk1e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk1e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:59 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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