A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:58:51 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.9449° East, -22.4405° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 04:58:51 / February 11, 2021 @ 4:58 am. Id of earthquake: us6000dgk1. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgk1. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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