A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Event id: us1000j8v5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8v5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.2158° East, -14.5918° South, depth 183.74 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 22:00:02 / February 19, 2019 @ 10:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.74 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:00:02 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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