A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000djak. Event ids that are associated: us6000djak. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.2107 East, latitude -22.8997 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:41:34 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 11:41:34 / February 12, 2021 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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