A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:26:52 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:26:52 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 171.6368° East, -23.6127° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000dj2v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj2v.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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