A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 143 km NE of Isangel, Vanuatu (89 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:43:26 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 11:43:26 / October 26, 2016 @ 11:43 am UTC/GMT. 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 253.42 km (157 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.1473 East, latitude -18.563 South, depth = 253.42 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007gtz. Unique identifier: us20007gtz.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 143 km NE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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