A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/18 / 2018-06-25 12:49:07 / June 25, 2018 @ 12:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 269.86 km (168 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000f14j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000f14j. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:49:07 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.6778 East, latitude -19.0362 South, depth = 269.86 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 71 km NE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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