A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj9i. Id of event: us6000dj9i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 18:38:51 / February 11, 2021 @ 6:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 171.7762 East, latitude -23.1224 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:38:51 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
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-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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