A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dgg7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgg7. The temblor was reported at 23:43:21 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:43:21 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6824 East, latitude -23.2063 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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