A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000dglt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dglt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 08:39:13 / February 11, 2021 @ 8:39 am. Exact location of event, longitude 171.6588 East, latitude -23.2704 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:13 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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