A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:34:35 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:34:35 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:34 pm. Unique identifier: us6000dj03. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj03. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.6° East, -23.3468° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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