A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:42 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 23:50:42 / February 2, 2021 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.88° East, -22.6639° South. Event id: us6000de13. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de13. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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