A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (78 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:13 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.21 km (52 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 19:29:13 / September 22, 2017 @ 7:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 169.9524 East, latitude -20.4856 South, depth = 84.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000awr2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000awr2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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