A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:26:17 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 171.1584° East, -22.8658° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 03:26:17 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:26 am. Id of earthquake: us6000dj9p. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj9p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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