A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.1461 East, latitude -22.7477 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:14 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj0c. Unique identifier: us6000dj0c. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:14:14 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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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