A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 12:32:11 / February 10, 2021 @ 12:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dg6v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg6v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 171.4567 East, latitude -22.5523 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:32:11 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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