A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:41:34 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000detn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000detn. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 15:41:34 / February 5, 2021 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7284 East, latitude -22.7765 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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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