A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5332 East, latitude -23.3535 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 15:33:08 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:33 pm. Event id: us6000djfb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djfb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:33:08 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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