A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:23:16 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 08:23:16 / February 13, 2021 @ 8:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000djei. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djei. Exact location of earthquake, 171.7152° East, -23.3234° 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 fifty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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