A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (116 miles) on Monday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:39 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 170.0061° East, latitude -21.093° South, depth = 27.07 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.07 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us100096dw. Ids that are associated to the event: us100096dw. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 01:31:39 / June 26, 2017 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-six 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 187 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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