A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgku. Unique identifier: us6000dgku. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.9163° East, -23.2776° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:40 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 07:18:40 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:18 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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