A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us6000diiw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000diiw. The temblor was detected at 23:35:21 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 23:35:21 / February 17, 2021 @ 11:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.8061° East, -23.3494° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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