A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhlk. Unique identifier: us6000dhlk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 13:22:42 / February 14, 2021 @ 1:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 171.7861 East, latitude -23.8945 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:22:42 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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