A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. The temblor was picked up at 22:48:06 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 11:48:06 / June 11, 2017 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20009lue. Event ids that are associated: us20009lue. Exact location, longitude 167.355° East, latitude -14.8971° South, depth = 132.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.15 km (82 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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 quakes in the world.
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