A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 17:59:05 / February 11, 2021 @ 5:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj7m. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj7m. The temblor was detected at 17:59:05 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.5463° East, -23.1834° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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