A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ddnd. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddnd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 23:39:40 / February 21, 2021 @ 11:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:39:40 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.5261° East, latitude -23.4221° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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