A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 16:52:32 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6536 East, latitude -22.7417 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 16:52:32 / February 11, 2021 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgr8. Id of event: us6000dgr8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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