A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 101 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (63 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 21:50:30 / April 14, 2016 @ 9:50 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:50:30 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00o5n8ns. Event ids that are associated: pt16105055, at00o5n8ns. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.3° East, -14.5° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port-Olry in Vanuatu (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 101 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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