A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgmg. Unique identifier: us6000dgmg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:27:53 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7716 East, latitude -23.4607 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 09:27:53 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:27 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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-one and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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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