A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000dg2e. Event ids that are associated: us7000dg2e. Exact location of event, longitude 171.6435 East, latitude -23.169 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 16:40:38 / March 2, 2021 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:40:38 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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