A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 04:06:57 / February 11, 2021 @ 4:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj4i. Unique identifier: us6000dj4i. Exact location, longitude 171.7693° East, latitude -23.383° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:06:57 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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