A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 261 km E of Sola, Vanuatu (162 miles). Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 10:47:09 / June 11, 2017 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009n0i. Unique identifier: us20009n0i. Exact location, longitude 169.9542° East, latitude -13.6248° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:47:09 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 261 km E of Sola, Vanuatu.
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