A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (63 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.73 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gfp. Unique identifier: us20005gfp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 11:57:38 / April 3, 2016 @ 11:57 am. Exact location of event, depth 61.73 km, 166.6631° East, -14.2128° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:57:38 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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