A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 161 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (100 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:00:26 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dk6. Unique identifier: us10008dk6. Exact location of event, depth 26.74 km, 167.7068° East, -19.0706° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.74 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 10:00:26 / March 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 161 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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