A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 20:27:41 / February 12, 2021 @ 8:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:41 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 171.8004° East, -23.224° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djbn. Unique identifier: us6000djbn.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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