A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.5563° East, -23.0313° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 11:45:52 / February 12, 2021 @ 11:45 am. Id of earthquake: us6000djal. Event ids that are associated: us6000djal. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:45:52 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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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