A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:07 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.4038° East, latitude -14.6395° South, depth = 163.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 163.46 km (102 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gbcd. Event ids that are associated: us1000gbcd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 20:41:07 / August 12, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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