A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 63 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (39 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b47i. Unique identifier: us6000b47i. Exact location, longitude 166.7053° East, latitude -14.5954° South, depth = 46.84 km. Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 01:53:46 / July 26, 2020 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.84 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:53:46 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 63 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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