A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Event id: us2000aazj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aazj. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.09 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 00:31:38 / August 18, 2017 @ 12:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.0107 East, latitude -18.9154 South, depth = 105.09 km. The temblor was reported at 11:31:38 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 75 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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