A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhaq. Id of event: us6000dhaq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 05:09:12 / February 13, 2021 @ 5:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:09:12 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.5909 East, latitude -23.3136 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one 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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