A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (65 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fsh. Unique identifier: us20005fsh. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:54:51 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 166.5764° East, -14.2172° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 06:54:51 / April 6, 2016 @ 6:54 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 105 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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