A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 09:34:03 / September 9, 2017 @ 9:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 213.81 km (133 miles). Event id: us2000arsy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arsy. The temblor was reported at 20:34:03 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.3876° East, -19.5742° South, depth 213.81 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel. The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km ESE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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