A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 171.5954° East, latitude -22.9449° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:26:46 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj11. Id of event: us6000dj11. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:26:46 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fifty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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