A earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (55 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 08:50:26 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port-Olry in Vanuatu (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 166.4055 East, latitude -14.5484 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20005i6p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt16105055, at00o5n8ns, us20005i6p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 21:50:26 / April 14, 2016 @ 9:50 pm.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 88 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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