A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:33 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.8114 East, latitude -23.0214 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dfce. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfce. Global time and date of event 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 12:25:33 / February 7, 2021 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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