M 5.1 earthquake in Port-Vila, Pacific Ocean - West,Vanuatu on 6th December 2018 06:44:22 PM.
EDIS Number
Magnitude M 5.1
Mercalli scale 5
Date-Time [UTC] 6th December 2018 06:44:22 PM
Local Date/Time Thursday,December 06th, 2018 at 05:44 in the at night at epicenter
Coordinate 19° 3.126,169° 28.290
Depth 234.67 km [145.82 miles]
Hypocentrum Medium deep
Class Moderate
Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Vanuatu
Location 192.00 km [119.30 miles] to Port-Vila,Pacific Ocean - West
Source USGS
The potential impact of the earthquake Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.