A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 203 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu (126 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.1607 East, latitude -12.9311 South, depth = 650.5 km. Event id: us20009mnc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mnc. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:56 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). 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 650.5 km (404 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 01:11:56 / June 8, 2017 @ 1:11 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 203 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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