A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Global time and date of event 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 06:19:07 / September 1, 2016 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006j8g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006j8g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.53 km (78 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:19:07 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 167.3938° East, -14.9247° South, depth 125.53 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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