Vanuatu Continues To Experiences Moderate Temblors

Earthquake location -21.1281S, 169.6685W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 179 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000hia4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hia4. Exact location of earthquake, 169.6685° East, -21.1281° South, depth 74.59 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 20:41:48 / October 28, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:48 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.59 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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