A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, 167.2779° East, -14.134° South, depth 190.51 km. Id of earthquake: us20005bqs. Event ids that are associated: us20005bqs. The temblor was reported at 17:48:55 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 06:48:55 / March 18, 2016 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.51 km (118 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 40 km SW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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