A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.7955 East, latitude -23.2703 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:41:40 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dgdg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgdg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 20:41:40 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:41 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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