A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 13:51:34 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ddmv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmv. 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 13:51:34 / February 21, 2021 @ 1:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7118 East, latitude -23.1667 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, 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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