A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 100 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:47:25 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.6788° East, latitude -18.4056° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 15:47:25 / April 2, 2017 @ 3:47 pm. Unique identifier: us10008fhw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fhw.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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