A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 04:05:56 / February 13, 2021 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.7838° East, latitude -23.5022° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djce. Unique identifier: us6000djce. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:56 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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