A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 171.1263 East, latitude -22.8383 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:00:50 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:00:50 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dgbc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgbc.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days fifty 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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