A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 174 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (108 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009xe4. Event ids that are associated: us20009xe4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.6336° East, -19.1666° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 21:52:53 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:53 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 174 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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