A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:55:02 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dizs. Event ids that are associated: us6000dizs. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:55:02 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.5057 East, latitude -22.7644 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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