A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Lakatoro in Vanuatu. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:43:08 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.29 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 14:43:08 / June 10, 2019 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 167.9361° East, -15.9641° South, depth 168.29 km. Id of earthquake: us70003xp2. Event ids that are associated: us70003xp2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville, Lakatoro. Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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.
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