A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 06:42:34 / February 14, 2021 @ 6:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.137 East, latitude -22.2756 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:42:34 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djf1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djf1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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