A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:38:31 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 00:38:31 / February 11, 2021 @ 12:38 am. Exact location, longitude 171.4621° East, latitude -22.8673° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj3p. Id of event: us6000dj3p. 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 hundred and nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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