A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km NW of Isangel, Vanuatu (65 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000d5xi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d5xi. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/18 / 2018-02-11 05:26:20 / February 11, 2018 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT. 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 71.48 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 168.5341° East, latitude -18.9168° South, depth = 71.48 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:26:20 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 104 km NW of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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