A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dgiw. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgiw. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:13:20 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 00:13:20 / February 11, 2021 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 171.2521° East, latitude -22.9221° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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