A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk0m. Id of event: us6000dk0m. Exact location of earthquake, 172.981° East, -22.9324° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:17:34 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 05:17:34 / February 22, 2021 @ 5:17 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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