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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near the Loyalty Islands

Earthquake location -22.7959S, 170.8523WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.96 km, 170.8523° East, -22.7959° South. The temblor was detected at 04:15:16 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dgje. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgje. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 04:15:16 / February 11, 2021 @ 4:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.96 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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-two, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 170.8523° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.7959° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place southeast of the Loyalty Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-11 04:15:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-11 04:35:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 482 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 8.42 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dgje Id of event.
Event Code 6000dgje An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dgje, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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