A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:29:28 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.7524° East, -23.5358° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000dj3e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj3e. The temblor was reported at 21:29:28 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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