A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:35:34 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:35 pm. Event id: us6000dj1r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj1r. Exact location, longitude 171.915° East, latitude -22.9409° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:35:34 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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