A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:37:37 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 21:37:37 / February 23, 2021 @ 9:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 171.3165° East, -22.8789° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddy9. Unique identifier: us7000ddy9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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