A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 22:09:50 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 265.35 km (165 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 11:09:50 / June 25, 2017 @ 11:09 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095jh. Id of event: us100095jh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.2178° East, latitude -13.6444° South, depth = 265.35 km.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 44 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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