A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 171.5671° East, latitude -23.2203° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 10:06:01 / February 12, 2021 @ 10:06 am. Event id: us6000dgxz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgxz. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:06:01 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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