A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di2j. Id of event: us6000di2j. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 19:48:49 / February 9, 2021 @ 7:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.825° East, -22.7607° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:48:49 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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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