A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:24:49 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:24:49 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 171.6321 East, latitude -22.8484 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj0d. Unique identifier: us6000dj0d.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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