A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Wednesday. Event id: us7000asxc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000asxc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 07:30:42 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude 166.3129 East, latitude -15.3968 South, depth = 47.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.86 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:42 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km WSW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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