A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h2sp. Unique identifier: us1000h2sp. The epicenter was at a depth of 172.7 km (107 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.3087 East, latitude -14.7459 South, depth = 172.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 14:54:59 / September 19, 2018 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:54:59 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 43 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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