A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 98 km SSE of Sola, Vanuatu (61 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 23:05:48 / May 7, 2017 @ 11:05 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.99 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 167.9004° East, -14.7064° South, depth 45.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008rw5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rw5. The temblor was reported at 10:05:48 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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