A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dgmj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgmj. 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 09:39:52 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.9257° East, latitude -23.1779° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 09:39:52 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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