A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 21:53:15 / February 13, 2021 @ 9:53 pm. Exact location, longitude 171.28° East, latitude -22.5696° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:53:15 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dje8. Event ids that are associated: us6000dje8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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