A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgbb. Id of event: us6000dgbb. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 16:47:08 / February 10, 2021 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 171.0215° East, -22.8965° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 16:47:08 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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