A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2467° East, -22.8373° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:57:12 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000dgen. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgen. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:57:12 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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