A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 14:54:23 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh1i. Id of event: us6000dh1i. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 171.7639° East, -23.2028° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 14:54:23 / February 12, 2021 @ 2:54 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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