A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us20009lnn. Event ids that are associated: us20009lnn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.03 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 00:43:57 / June 10, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:43:57 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 167.7862° East, -18.4453° South, depth 13.03 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila. Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two 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.
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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 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: 97 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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