A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 20:36:47 / February 21, 2021 @ 8:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 172.2155° East, latitude -22.8815° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:36:47 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djy4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djy4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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