A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Luganville in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, longitude 167.4897 East, latitude -15.4622 South, depth = 113.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 17:13:30 / July 1, 2019 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:30 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004840. Id of event: us70004840. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.29 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro, Luganville (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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