A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:05:56 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:05:56 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2135° East, -23.1193° South. Unique identifier: us6000dj2f. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj2f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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