A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005gkd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gkd. The temblor was detected at 01:07:48 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 259.1 km (161 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 14:07:48 / April 9, 2016 @ 2:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.543 East, latitude -18.9982 South, depth = 259.1 km.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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