A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dj8p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj8p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.5412 East, latitude -21.2976 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:53:23 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:53 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:53:23 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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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