A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000dkfh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkfh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.0132 East, latitude -22.768 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 10:20:41 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:20 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:20:41 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). 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 thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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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