A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 86 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6176 East, latitude -14.3907 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 10:45:13 / October 15, 2019 @ 10:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:45:13 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005uat. Id of event: us70005uat. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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