A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.1913 East, latitude -22.8145 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 11:45:52 / February 14, 2021 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:45:52 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djf0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djf0.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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