A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:49 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000auwh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000auwh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.1159 East, latitude -17.1048 South, depth = 50.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.5 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 11:22:49 / September 26, 2017 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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