A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:38 / 11:05 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 event, depth 10 km, 171.6305° East, -23.2937° South. Global time and date of event 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 11:05:38 / February 12, 2021 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000dgyj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgyj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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