A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. The epicenter was at a depth of 152.65 km (95 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 01:39:44 / January 16, 2016 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ezy. Id of event: us10004ezy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.327° East, -14.1003° South, depth 152.65 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:44 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola. Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km SW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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