A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us6000d5nl. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5nl. Exact location of event, longitude 167.2789 East, latitude -14.4806 South, depth = 178.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.19 km (111 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 03:11:55 / January 5, 2021 @ 3:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:11:55 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 65 km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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