A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 102 km NNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (63 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kym. Unique identifier: us20005kym. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 00:03:47 / April 15, 2016 @ 12:03 am. The temblor was reported at 11:03:47 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.31 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.5526 East, latitude -14.2567 South, depth = 17.31 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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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