A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred 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). The temblor was detected at 17:30:17 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 17:30:17 / February 11, 2021 @ 5:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj7i. Unique identifier: us6000dj7i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.4629 East, latitude -23.4537 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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