A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 136 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:11:57 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 05:11:57 / March 26, 2017 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 166.9009 East, latitude -12.8222 South, depth = 108.38 km. Event id: us10008djw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008djw. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.38 km (67 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 136 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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