A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 172.602 East, latitude -23.0372 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 12:59:36 / February 17, 2021 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:59:36 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000didx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000didx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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