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. Exact location of earthquake, 172.0578° East, -23.0612° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:50 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 08:51:50 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:51 am. Id of earthquake: us6000dj5n. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj5n.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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