A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.9023 East, latitude -23.1402 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:14:50 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:14:50 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj66. Unique identifier: us6000dj66. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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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