A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Luganville in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.09 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.6186° East, -15.3772° South, depth 111.09 km. The temblor was detected at 13:19:18 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600052ud. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052ud. Global time and date of event 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 02:19:18 / August 2, 2019 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakatoro, Luganville (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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