A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:16:17 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:16:17 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:16 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj38. Unique identifier: us6000dj38. Exact location, longitude 171.8384° East, latitude -22.8189° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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