A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. 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: us6000dj2l. Id of event: us6000dj2l. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.9799 East, latitude -23.0293 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 20:52:31 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:52 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:52:31 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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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