A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 05:03:30 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.45 km, 171.758° East, -23.0649° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 05:03:30 / February 3, 2021 @ 5:03 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg92. Unique identifier: us6000dg92. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.45 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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