A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Exact location, longitude 167.6333° East, latitude -17.8457° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhxu. Unique identifier: us6000dhxu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:32:00 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 01:32:00 / February 16, 2021 @ 1:32 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 73 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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