A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:34:36 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj33. Id of event: us6000dj33. The temblor was picked up at 13:34:36 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.0189 East, latitude -22.5881 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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