A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.6363° East, -23.1424° South. Id of earthquake: us6000dj20. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj20. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:26:47 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). 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 22:26:47 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:26 pm.
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 eighty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine 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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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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