A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dfgg. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfgg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 171.8664° East, -23.0868° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:36 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:10:36 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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