A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 05:23:04 / March 15, 2021 @ 5:23 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:23:04 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000djf9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000djf9. Exact location of earthquake, 172.9753° East, -22.7952° 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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