A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 196 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (122 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 166.3103 East, latitude -12.5924 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600043fx. Unique identifier: us600043fx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 23:36:42 / June 19, 2019 @ 11:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:36:42 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 196 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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