A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 171.7259° East, latitude -22.7126° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:25:49 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:25:49 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dgbp. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgbp.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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