A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.9037° East, -17.8022° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 08:10:04 / June 18, 2019 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:10:04 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600042bj. Unique identifier: us600042bj.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 44 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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