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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, 199 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu

Earthquake location -12.6684S, 166.1893WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (124 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 23:15:02 / June 19, 2019 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:02 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 166.1893 East, latitude -12.6684 South, depth = 20.89 km. Id of earthquake: us600043e4. Event ids that are associated: us600043e4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.89 km (13 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 199 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 166.1893° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.6684° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 199km NW of Sola, Vanuatu Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-19 23:15:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-19 23:34:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.017 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 518 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.932 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600043e4 Id of event.
Event Code 600043e4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600043e4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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