A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Norsup in Vanuatu on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:56:41 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 167.9952° East, -15.7185° South, depth 102.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dzrq. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzrq. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.66 km (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 01:56:41 / April 8, 2018 @ 1:56 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville, Lakatoro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km ENE of Norsup, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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