A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 108 km W of Sola, Vanuatu (67 miles). Event id: us20005iah. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005iah. Exact location, longitude 166.5565° East, latitude -14.0296° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:09:01 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 21:09:01 / April 6, 2016 @ 9:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km W of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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