A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.3501 East, latitude -23.3839 South, depth = 10 km. 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). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:00 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000dj36. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj36. Global time and date of event 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 13:36:00 / March 13, 2021 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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