A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:36:03 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:36:03 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). Event id: us6000dgeg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgeg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.5903 East, latitude -23.4662 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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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