A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 171.3482° East, -22.7819° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:32:29 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:32 pm. Event id: us6000dizt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dizt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:32:29 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifty-seven, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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