A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:18:23 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj0w. Id of event: us6000dj0w. Exact location, longitude 172.0506° East, latitude -23.0158° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:18:23 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 fourty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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