A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgg9. Id of event: us6000dgg9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:15 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:45:15 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6565 East, latitude -23.2041 South, depth = 10 km. 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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