A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu (68 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10006mrw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mrw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 19:24:02 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.83 km (92 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.1477° East, latitude -15.2781° South, depth = 147.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:24:02 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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