A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (78 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 146.78 km (91 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:05:56 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 09:05:56 / February 14, 2016 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004qj9. Unique identifier: us10004qj9. Exact location, longitude 168.6169° East, latitude -16.6357° South, depth = 146.78 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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