A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:15:12 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:15:12 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dizy. Id of event: us6000dizy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.5964° East, -22.5863° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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