A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 21:26:50 / February 15, 2021 @ 9:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.5854 East, latitude -23.2214 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:26:50 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhx2. Id of event: us6000dhx2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.