A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:32:47 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). 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. Unique identifier: us6000dgg1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgg1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7641 East, latitude -22.8693 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:32:47 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:32 pm.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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