A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000djer. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djer. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:19 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7929 East, latitude -23.4197 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 06:04:19 / February 14, 2021 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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