A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000de1w. Event ids that are associated: us6000de1w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.9487 East, latitude -22.663 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 00:51:36 / February 3, 2021 @ 12:51 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:51:36 / 12:51 am (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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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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