A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 172.3525° East, -22.8853° South. The temblor was detected at 21:23:50 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000deen. Unique identifier: us7000deen. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 21:23:50 / February 28, 2021 @ 9:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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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