A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 17:55:28 / December 6, 2018 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:55:28 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000i3mg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i3mg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.6264° East, -22.5526° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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