A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 172.1006° East, latitude -22.5632° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 23:58:34 / February 2, 2021 @ 11:58 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de19. Id of event: us6000de19. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:34 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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