A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 12:44:25 / February 11, 2021 @ 12:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 12:44:25 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2471° East, -22.7122° South. Event id: us6000dgng. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgng.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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