A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.8192° East, -23.0829° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:10:35 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgd1. Id of event: us6000dgd1. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 20:10:35 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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