A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dj5b. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj5b. The temblor was reported at 07:43:18 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:43:18 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude 171.6743 East, latitude -23.2303 South, depth = 10 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-six, in the last 10 days three hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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