A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhmb. Unique identifier: us6000dhmb. The temblor was picked up at 15:07:38 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 15:07:38 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 171.6396 East, latitude -23.3379 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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