A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgx5. Unique identifier: us6000dgx5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:49:35 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2395° East, -23.2422° South. Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 07:49:35 / February 12, 2021 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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