A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.7283° East, -23.3701° South. The temblor was picked up at 17:22:21 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000dj0v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj0v. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:22:21 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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