A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 171.7743° East, -23.2629° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:55:16 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 20:55:16 / February 12, 2021 @ 8:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dh7a. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh7a.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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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