A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:45:20 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj05. Unique identifier: us6000dj05. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:45:20 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.1944° East, latitude -22.6468° South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and sixty-nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and two, in the past 30 days three hundred and six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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