A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:05:43 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 19:05:43 / February 13, 2021 @ 7:05 pm. Exact location, longitude 171.8039° East, latitude -23.355° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000djdm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djdm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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