A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:12:42 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 13:12:42 / June 11, 2019 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us600042fc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600042fc. Exact location of event, depth 151.58 km, 167.5458° East, -14.3039° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.58 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola. Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km S of Sola, Vanuatu.
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