A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:00 / 11:17 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 23:17:00 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj2e. Id of event: us6000dj2e. Exact location of earthquake, 171.5138° East, -23.0944° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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