A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:33:53 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.1147 East, latitude -23.3632 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000dgxd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgxd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 08:33:53 / February 12, 2021 @ 8:33 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and five 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.
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