A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred 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 epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 171.2807 East, latitude -23.3806 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:48:15 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 05:48:15 / February 20, 2021 @ 5:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddk6. Unique identifier: us7000ddk6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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