A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:39:37 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 04:39:37 / August 7, 2020 @ 4:39 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 173.2311° East, -22.6368° South. Event id: us6000bafn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bafn.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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