A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000dhmj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhmj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.3058 East, latitude -23.2797 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:06:28 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 16:06:28 / February 14, 2021 @ 4:06 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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