A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 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). The temblor was reported at 14:53:43 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 14:53:43 / March 1, 2021 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg0a. Unique identifier: us7000dg0a. Exact location of earthquake, 172.0404° East, -23.1344° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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