A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.88 km (53 miles). Event id: us20009nqg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nqg. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:00 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 84.88 km, 167.7086° East, -14.1453° South. Global time and date of event 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 12:34:00 / June 14, 2017 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 33 km SSE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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