A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 05:19:51 / February 13, 2021 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 172.1841° East, latitude -23.1356° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhax. Id of event: us6000dhax. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:19:51 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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