A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 02:26:04 / March 11, 2021 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.951 East, latitude -22.6049 South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us7000di0t. Event ids that are associated: us7000di0t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:26:04 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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