A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dj75. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj75. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 09:45:15 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 171.3827° East, latitude -23.3051° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:45:15 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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