A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005wj6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005wj6. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 02:52:29 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.4528 East, latitude -19.0408 South, depth = 226.08 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 226.08 km (140 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:52:29 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 59 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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