A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 111 km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu (69 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jgl9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgl9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 10:53:07 / February 12, 2019 @ 10:53 am. The temblor was detected at 21:53:07 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 168.0856 East, latitude -15.0616 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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