A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us70005t3s. Event ids that are associated: us70005t3s. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 16:43:30 / October 10, 2019 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:30 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.405 East, latitude -18.5951 South, depth = 39.29 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.29 km (24 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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