A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000dgcl. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgcl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 19:00:14 / February 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:00:14 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 171.5966° East, -23.5747° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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