A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 245 km SW of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 166.0024° East, latitude -17.8503° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 20:05:01 / February 15, 2021 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:05:01 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dhvf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhvf.
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 245 km SW of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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