A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:42:22 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 254.87 km, 167.204° East, -14.2954° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 254.87 km (158 miles). Unique identifier: us1000db1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000db1q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 23:42:22 / March 25, 2018 @ 11:42 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km SW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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