A major earthquake magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near the Loyalty Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00qobedd, pt21041004, us6000dg77. Unique identifier: us6000dg77. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.4888 East, latitude -23.2787 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:20:00 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:20:00 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:20 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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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. 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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