A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 16:26:17 / February 21, 2021 @ 4:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.8127° East, latitude -23.4405° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000ddmz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmz. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:26:17 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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