A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:42:21 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dj6r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj6r. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:42:21 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.8363 East, latitude -23.0981 South, depth = 10 km. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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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