A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 172.0342° East, latitude -23.1456° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:34:31 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj8n. Id of event: us6000dj8n. The temblor was reported at 07:34:31 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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