A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (55 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 01:18:07 / April 11, 2016 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005jsn. Event ids that are associated: us20005jsn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:07 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.7106° East, latitude -14.3218° South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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