A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (96 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003rra. Id of event: us60003rra. Exact location of event, depth 229.72 km, 167.0323° East, -12.578° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 08:32:09 / May 18, 2019 @ 8:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 229.72 km (143 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:32:09 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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