A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:41:09 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dg8u. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg8u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6788 East, latitude -22.7329 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 01:41:09 / February 3, 2021 @ 1:41 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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