A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:38:25 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 171.5728° East, latitude -23.2895° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj2t. Id of event: us6000dj2t. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:25 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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