A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:44:30 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:44 pm. Exact location, longitude 171.5076° East, latitude -22.718° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:30 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dgah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgah. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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