A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dga1. Event ids that are associated: us6000dga1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 23:34:26 / February 3, 2021 @ 11:34 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:26 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.6633° East, -22.8197° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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