A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 124 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (77 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.2804 East, latitude -18.9264 South, depth = 38.11 km. Event id: us20007efg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007efg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 23:37:49 / October 15, 2016 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.11 km (24 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:37:49 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 124 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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