A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 145 km WSW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (90 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 165.7797° East, -15.5072° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:52 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 16:54:52 / September 6, 2016 @ 4:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nzu. Id of event: us10006nzu.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 145 km WSW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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