A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 171.7879° East, -23.1095° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:48:48 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 21:48:48 / February 13, 2021 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000djdv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djdv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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