A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us7000ddvb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddvb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.7587° East, latitude -22.8927° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 00:03:36 / February 22, 2021 @ 12:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:03:36 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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