A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 119 km N of Sola, Vanuatu (74 miles). 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 226.19 km (141 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009n0z. Unique identifier: us20009n0z. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 20:16:57 / June 11, 2017 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:16:57 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.5462° East, latitude -12.8064° South, depth = 226.19 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 119 km N of Sola, Vanuatu.
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