A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:34:13 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.7191 East, latitude -23.3872 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 10:34:13 / February 12, 2021 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000dgyg. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgyg.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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