A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:49:57 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Unique identifier: us6000dg8r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg8r. Exact location of event, longitude 170.8756 East, latitude -22.923 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:49:57 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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