A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 117 km SSW of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (73 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:58:28 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.1356° East, -17.1405° South. Id of earthquake: us2000j2lt. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2lt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 17:58:28 / January 10, 2019 @ 5:58 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 117 km SSW of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.