A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 110 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.5445 East, latitude -14.1764 South, depth = 12.82 km. The temblor was reported at 14:52:57 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.82 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: us20005gvy. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gvy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 03:52:57 / April 11, 2016 @ 3:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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