A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 02:58:20 / February 7, 2021 @ 2:58 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.0304 East, latitude -22.8261 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000df9e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000df9e. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:20 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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