A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 146 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (91 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 05:01:04 / January 8, 2021 @ 5:01 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.74 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 117.74 km, 169.8807° East, -20.735° South. Id of earthquake: us6000d6my. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6my. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:01:04 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 146 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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