A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063sp. Id of event: us700063sp. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 00:39:09 / November 6, 2019 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:09 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 167.8097 East, latitude -13.7315 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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