A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.5208° East, latitude -22.9413° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 02:04:54 / February 27, 2021 @ 2:04 am. Id of earthquake: us7000dfi0. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfi0. The temblor was reported at 02:04:54 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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