A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 00:42:17 / February 3, 2021 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de1j. Unique identifier: us6000de1j. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:17 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.398 East, latitude -22.4501 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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