A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us6000dhat. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhat. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:15:21 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 05:15:21 / February 13, 2021 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, 171.6582° East, -23.0283° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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