A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 08:00:08 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj5e. Id of event: us6000dj5e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.612 East, latitude -23.1979 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:00:08 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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