A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 171.5096 East, latitude -23.1418 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dj1v. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj1v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 22:00:25 / February 10, 2021 @ 10:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:00:25 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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