A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj2m. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj2m. Exact location of earthquake, 171.5357° East, -23.088° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:23:14 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:23:14 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:23 pm.
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 one hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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