A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 19:15:16 / July 14, 2020 @ 7:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 165.13 km (103 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000anjr. Unique identifier: us7000anjr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.4527 East, latitude -14.8957 South, depth = 165.13 km. The temblor was reported at 19:15:16 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 43 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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