A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (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). The temblor was reported at 03:40:24 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg90. Unique identifier: us6000dg90. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 03:40:24 / February 3, 2021 @ 3:40 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.785 East, latitude -22.8903 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 ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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