A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us6000dhwu. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhwu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:05 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 21:21:05 / February 15, 2021 @ 9:21 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2956° East, -23.2374° South.
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 one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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