A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 19:00:27 / February 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 172.1544 East, latitude -23.2434 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:00:27 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000djbe. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djbe. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and two, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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