A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:55:08 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 14:55:08 / February 11, 2021 @ 2:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.6926 East, latitude -22.8047 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dgp6. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgp6.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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