A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 163 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (101 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 14:15:56 / April 28, 2019 @ 2:15 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:15:56 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.7692° East, -19.1419° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003df8. Unique identifier: us70003df8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 163 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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