A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 05:57:00 / February 11, 2021 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dj4v. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj4v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:57:00 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.4454° East, latitude -23.8995° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one hundred and fifty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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