A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected 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). Unique identifier: us7000dfi1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfi1. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:24:36 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 03:24:36 / February 27, 2021 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 171.3802 East, latitude -23.6826 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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