A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us6000defq. Event ids that are associated: us6000defq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 12:21:43 / February 4, 2021 @ 12:21 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:21:43 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 47.83 km, 171.719° East, -22.6521° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.83 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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