A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.6334 East, latitude -22.7932 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djc0. Id of event: us6000djc0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 19:01:02 / February 12, 2021 @ 7:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:01:02 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, 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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