A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000dhka. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhka. 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). The temblor was picked up at 08:44:59 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 08:44:59 / February 14, 2021 @ 8:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.1301 East, latitude -22.5589 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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