A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 181 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vca. Unique identifier: us20008vca. Global time and date of event 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 21:40:03 / March 21, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 225.25 km (140 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.0692° East, latitude -12.3138° South, depth = 225.25 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:03 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 181 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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