A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 23:49:09 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dj2n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj2n. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.2578° East, -22.9686° South. 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. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 23:49:09 / February 10, 2021 @ 11:49 pm.
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 eighty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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