A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:41:32 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 17:41:32 / February 11, 2021 @ 5:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj7l. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj7l. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.5393 East, latitude -23.1225 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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