A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 17:07:33 / December 3, 2020 @ 5:07 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cmkn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmkn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 170.5098° East, latitude -22.8499° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:07:33 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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