A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 612.16 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 612.16 km, 171.8877° East, -14.8073° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006n37. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n37. The temblor was detected at 08:07:49 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 21:07:49 / September 5, 2016 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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