A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Santa Cruz Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.43 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:10:09 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.8593° East, -10.6336° South, depth 14.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 13:10:09 / February 21, 2017 @ 1:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008615. Unique identifier: us10008615.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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