A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ddmq. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddmq. Exact location, longitude 171.6028° East, latitude -22.4514° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:06:47 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 13:06:47 / February 21, 2021 @ 1:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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