A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us7000afnu. Event ids that are associated: us7000afnu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129.27 km (80 miles). Exact location of event, depth 129.27 km, 167.2779° East, -14.9239° South. The temblor was picked up at 07:38:22 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 07:38:22 / July 1, 2020 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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