A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 18:30:04 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.7206 East, latitude -23.2791 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dj12. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj12. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 18:30:04 / February 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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