A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 08:18:12 / February 22, 2021 @ 8:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.9233 East, latitude -22.969 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:18:12 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk1c. Unique identifier: us6000dk1c.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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