A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dicj. Event ids that are associated: us6000dicj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 10:51:10 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:10 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.8507° East, -23.2782° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands.
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