A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 208 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu (129 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:54:59 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.2641 East, latitude -13.0201 South, depth = 640.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 640.98 km (398 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10002mra. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002mra. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/15 / 2015-07-01 06:54:59 / July 1, 2015 @ 6:54 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 208 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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