A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2le. Unique identifier: us7000d2le. The temblor was detected at 03:37:18 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.5303 East, latitude -22.3481 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 03:37:18 / January 23, 2021 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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