A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Luganville in Vanuatu. The epicenter was at a depth of 153.02 km (95 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7iw. Id of event: us6000d7iw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 153.02 km, 167.971° East, -15.4159° South. The temblor was detected at 21:30:38 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 21:30:38 / January 11, 2021 @ 9:30 pm.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro, Luganville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km E of Luganville, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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