A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:03:13 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 172.3741° East, latitude -22.9293° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dj1c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj1c. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:03:13 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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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