A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 171.8963° East, latitude -22.7453° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dgpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgpp. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 16:15:19 / February 4, 2021 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:19 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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