A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Norsup in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.5314 East, latitude -15.9866 South, depth = 39.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 05:33:04 / March 18, 2019 @ 5:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jhtt. Unique identifier: us1000jhtt. The temblor was picked up at 16:33:04 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.05 km (24 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville, Lakatoro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop).
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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km ENE of Norsup, Vanuatu.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.