A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:43:16 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:43:16 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dj19. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj19. Exact location, longitude 172.082° East, latitude -22.6279° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 two hundred and thirty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: southeast of the Loyalty Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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