A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 86 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (53 miles). Exact location, longitude 166.4805° East, latitude -14.498° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:17:05 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005hzl. Unique identifier: us20005hzl. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 12:17:05 / April 14, 2016 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 86 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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