A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 10:42:41 / February 3, 2021 @ 10:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:42:41 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000dg9b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg9b. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.6463° East, -23.0775° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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