A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 18:47:12 / March 6, 2021 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:47:12 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.52 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude 171.7645° East, latitude -22.6302° South, depth = 28.52 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgku. Unique identifier: us7000dgku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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