A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:37:32 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:37 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:37:32 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dj0h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj0h. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5348 East, latitude -22.817 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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