A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:25 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj5s. Id of event: us6000dj5s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.741 East, latitude -23.4055 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 08:41:25 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days three hundred, in the past 30 days three hundred and two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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