A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2787° East, -23.2899° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:06 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 01:55:06 / February 12, 2021 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dj9n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj9n.
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 fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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