A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (117 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 166.7618 East, latitude -12.3581 South, depth = 137.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.87 km (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 09:44:49 / July 6, 2017 @ 9:44 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:44:49 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10009772. Ids that are associated to the event: us10009772.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 189 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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