A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:40:00 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000djcx. Event ids that are associated: us6000djcx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.4456 East, latitude -23.7225 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 07:40:00 / February 13, 2021 @ 7:40 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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