A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.9217° East, -23.1892° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 08:22:49 / February 13, 2021 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:22:49 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djcz. Id of event: us6000djcz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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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