A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kiq. Id of event: us20008kiq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 00:07:28 / February 7, 2017 @ 12:07 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.69 km (96 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:07:28 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 154.69 km, 169.0765° East, -19.2793° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 36 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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