A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 171.339 East, latitude -22.9682 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 21:29:40 / February 11, 2021 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dj9h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj9h. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:29:40 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter).
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 ninety-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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