A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgvx. Id of event: us6000dgvx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 04:05:59 / February 12, 2021 @ 4:05 am. The epicenter was 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 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:59 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.48° East, latitude -23.2689° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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