A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 21:11:26 / February 14, 2021 @ 9:11 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:11:26 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.1431 East, latitude -23.2082 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dhu8. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhu8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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