A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgs0. Id of event: us6000dgs0. Exact location of event, longitude 171.782 East, latitude -23.3169 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:04:56 / 6:04 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: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 18:04:56 / February 11, 2021 @ 6:04 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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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