A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 171.726° East, latitude -23.9622° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000dj21. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj21. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:13:54 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:13:54 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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