A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. 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: us6000dizx. Id of event: us6000dizx. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:06:43 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:06:43 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:06 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.534° East, -22.7883° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 seventy-two, in the last 10 days three hundred and six, in the past 30 days three hundred and ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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