A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Norsup in Vanuatu. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:23 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 167.8335° East, -15.6949° South, depth 101.67 km. Unique identifier: us6000di0g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000di0g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.67 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 08:07:23 / February 16, 2021 @ 8:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville, Lakatoro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km NE of Norsup, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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