A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 190 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (118 miles). Event id: us20005k96. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005k96. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 19:36:15 / April 20, 2016 @ 7:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 166.5186° East, -12.4881° South, depth 61.33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.33 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:36:15 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 190 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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