A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhk4. Id of event: us6000dhk4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 08:09:25 / February 14, 2021 @ 8:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:25 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 171.0682 East, latitude -22.6962 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 one, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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