A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 21:31:10 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60003s2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003s2g. The epicenter was at a depth of 140.64 km (87 miles). Global time and date of event 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 10:31:10 / May 25, 2019 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 140.64 km, 169.0296° East, -18.9874° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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