A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000dkpy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkpy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 19:57:32 / February 18, 2021 @ 7:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:57:32 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.487 East, latitude -23.0558 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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