A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 9.64 km, 167.6109° East, -17.166° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.64 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:26 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c4rx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4rx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 13:16:26 / October 2, 2020 @ 1:16 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 97 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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