A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 172.0828 East, latitude -22.6761 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:06:44 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhtv. Id of event: us6000dhtv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 14:06:44 / February 15, 2021 @ 2:06 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, 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-two 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.
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