A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:03:44 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 171.5699 East, latitude -23.246 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:03:44 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgf8. Unique identifier: us6000dgf8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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