A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 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 picked up at 06:23:07 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dfcp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfcp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.3656 East, latitude -23.0456 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 06:23:07 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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