A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dja9. Id of event: us6000dja9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.5794° East, -23.2944° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 08:44:35 / February 12, 2021 @ 8:44 am. The temblor was detected at 08:44:35 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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