A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 07:11:41 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:11:41 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dfd0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfd0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.9236° East, -23.2323° South, depth 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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