A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 184 km W of Sola, Vanuatu (114 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.52 km (19 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 temblor was picked up at 03:01:00 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100072qm. Event ids that are associated: us100072qm. Exact location of event, depth 30.52 km, 165.8501° East, -13.7314° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/16 / 2016-10-25 16:01:00 / October 25, 2016 @ 4:01 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km W of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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