A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:50 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.3273° East, latitude -23.5749° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:52:50 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:52 pm. Event id: us6000dj27. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj27.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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