A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 96.95 km, 169.1989° East, -19.4083° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afhl. Unique identifier: us7000afhl. The temblor was picked up at 22:10:09 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 22:10:09 / June 30, 2020 @ 10:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.95 km (60 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel. Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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