A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Monday. 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 221.09 km (137 miles). Global time and date of event 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 03:56:51 / May 6, 2019 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:56:51 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4207° East, -19.2573° South, depth 221.09 km. Event id: us70003h7n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003h7n.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 36 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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