A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:49:30 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.6789 East, latitude -22.727 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 02:49:30 / February 3, 2021 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dg8x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg8x.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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