A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 12:42:42 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6569 East, latitude -23.465 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 12:42:42 / February 21, 2021 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000ddmp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddmp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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