A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhlt. Unique identifier: us6000dhlt. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:28 / 1:52 pm (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: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 13:52:28 / February 14, 2021 @ 1:52 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.601° East, -23.3456° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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