A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:07:22 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2497° East, -23.5272° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 01:07:22 / February 11, 2021 @ 1:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj94. Id of event: us6000dj94.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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