A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:00:06 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.6719° East, -22.9073° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dga0. Unique identifier: us6000dga0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 00:00:06 / February 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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