A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgde. Id of event: us6000dgde. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.0686° East, -22.7615° South. 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 20:45:14 / February 10, 2021 @ 8:45 pm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:45:14 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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