A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.3766 East, latitude -14.5844 South, depth = 104.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 22:17:52 / January 15, 2016 @ 10:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004g1k. Unique identifier: us10004g1k. The temblor was detected at 09:17:52 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.51 km (65 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 62 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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