A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7435 East, latitude -23.114 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj6n. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj6n. The temblor was detected at 12:07:36 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 12:07:36 / February 11, 2021 @ 12:07 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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