A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 171.2997° East, latitude -23.0165° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:56:51 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:56:51 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dj08. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj08.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and ninety, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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