A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 16:42:42 / February 10, 2021 @ 4:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.5713° East, -23.4189° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:42:42 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dj0m. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj0m.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four 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.
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