A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dick. Event ids that are associated: us7000dick. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 174.4623° East, -22.5588° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 08:54:12 / March 12, 2021 @ 8:54 am. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:12 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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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. 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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