A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (68 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.04 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 167.7499 East, latitude -18.5608 South, depth = 23.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l34. Id of event: us20009l34. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 10:13:40 / June 7, 2017 @ 10:13 am. The temblor was reported at 21:13:40 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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