A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:20:12 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 19:20:12 / October 25, 2018 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 122.17 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 167.3474 East, latitude -14.6461 South, depth = 122.17 km. Unique identifier: us2000i4mg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i4mg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola. Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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