A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 172.0256 East, latitude -23.1339 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000djcn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djcn. Global time and date of event 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 06:40:07 / February 13, 2021 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:40:07 / 6:40 am (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 fifty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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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