A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 171.8487 East, latitude -23.4993 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 19:02:39 / February 11, 2021 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dgs6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgs6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:02:39 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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