A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 177 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (110 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dk1. Unique identifier: us10008dk1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.5012° East, -19.137° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:29:07 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 07:29:07 / March 26, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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