A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.8956 East, latitude -22.7751 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 11:00:39 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000djai. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djai. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 11:00:39 / February 12, 2021 @ 11:00 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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