A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km ESE of Sola, Vanuatu (153 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 169.7686 East, latitude -14.4373 South, depth = 35.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqgp. Id of event: us2000bqgp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 22:37:10 / November 9, 2017 @ 10:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.01 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:37:10 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter).
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 six 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 quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 247 km ESE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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