A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:48:17 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:48:17 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2485° East, -22.789° South. Unique identifier: us6000dj0f. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj0f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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