A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 01:19:24 / February 21, 2021 @ 1:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddm7. Id of event: us7000ddm7. The temblor was picked up at 01:19:24 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 172.4387° East, -23.104° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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