A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 08:10:27 / February 19, 2019 @ 8:10 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:27 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 198.33 km, 167.2804° East, -13.534° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.33 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jjwz. Event ids that are associated: us2000jjwz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 48 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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