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 19:42:59 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 19:42:59 / February 13, 2021 @ 7:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djds. Unique identifier: us6000djds. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.0364° East, -23.0708° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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