A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.3876 East, latitude -22.9279 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dij9. Id of event: us6000dij9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:37:02 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 00:37:02 / February 18, 2021 @ 12:37 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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