A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 174.4988° East, -22.5068° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:40:55 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000diit. Id of event: us7000diit. Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 09:40:55 / March 12, 2021 @ 9:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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