A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:15:02 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.4658 East, latitude -22.2308 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000djek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djek. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 00:15:02 / February 14, 2021 @ 12:15 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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