A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000dj3a. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj3a. Exact location of event, longitude 171.2175 East, latitude -22.9363 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:44:37 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:44:37 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days three hundred and three, in the past 30 days three hundred and six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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