A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 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 temblor was detected at 06:40:24 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.4633 East, latitude -23.3164 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 06:40:24 / February 20, 2021 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddkc. Unique identifier: us7000ddkc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy 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. 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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