A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 181 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 22:08:46 / July 11, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098z4. Id of event: us100098z4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.5668° East, -19.2071° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:46 / 9:08 am (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 seventeen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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