A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgfl. Unique identifier: us6000dgfl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:38:02 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:38 pm. Exact location, longitude 171.2109° East, latitude -22.5967° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:38:02 / 10:38 pm (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 thirty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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