A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 135 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a7c4. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7c4. The temblor was reported at 07:51:42 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 20:51:42 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.04 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.9899 East, latitude -19.7076 South, depth = 26.04 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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