A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:36:20 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:36 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dj1g. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj1g. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:36:20 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 171.3467° East, -22.307° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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