A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 169 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (105 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.6298 East, latitude -19.1166 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20009xem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xem. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 18:58:15 / July 11, 2017 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:58:15 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 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: 169 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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