A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj7r. Id of event: us6000dj7r. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5673 East, latitude -22.5284 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 18:38:41 / February 11, 2021 @ 6:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:38:41 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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