A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dke8. Event ids that are associated: us6000dke8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.6857° East, latitude -23.1245° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 00:34:26 / February 17, 2021 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:26 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, 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 was reported nearby.
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