A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 198 km N of Sola, Vanuatu (123 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008we5. Unique identifier: us10008we5. Exact location of event, depth 267.91 km, 167.2655° East, -12.1132° South. The temblor was reported at 21:24:44 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 267.91 km (166 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 10:24:44 / May 30, 2017 @ 10:24 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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