A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, southeast of the Loyalty Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:58:03 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 13:58:03 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 171.061° East, latitude -22.3745° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj37. Id of event: us6000dj37. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy, in the last 10 days two hundred and three, in the past 30 days two hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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