A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 117 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (73 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 195.46 km (121 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 15:39:16 / July 23, 2017 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1tj. Id of event: us2000a1tj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 166.9194° East, latitude -13.0159° South, depth = 195.46 km. The temblor was reported at 02:39:16 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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