A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:26:23 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.9863° East, -22.6467° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:23 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dizu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dizu.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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