A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 14:30:24 / February 10, 2021 @ 2:30 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:30:24 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.0663 East, latitude -22.7878 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dg8j. Id of event: us6000dg8j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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