A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.14 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8978 East, latitude -18.6164 South, depth = 107.14 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:20:27 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 13:20:27 / November 1, 2017 @ 1:20 pm. Event id: us2000blit. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blit.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 110 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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