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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 16:53:54 / February 10, 2021 @ 4:53 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:53:54 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.5727° East, latitude -22.7377° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000dgc3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgc3.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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