An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.5 has been recorded near Sola, Vanuatu on 18 March 2016 12:49:14. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 189km NW of Sola, Vanuatu and at a depth of approximately 42.26 km. No tsunami alert have been issued following this earthquake. Other details about the earthquake were not immediately available, and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. We will update this report as soon as we have more information.
Below is a map showing the location of the earthquake and additional information pertaining to the exact location of the epicenter.
Magnitude: 5.5Location: 189km NW of Sola, VanuatuTime in GMT: 18 March 2016 12:49:14Latitude of Epicenter: -12.4869Longitude of Epicenter: 166.5309Depth: 42.26 km