A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu (57 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 169.6762° East, -18.8077° South, depth 248.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 248.43 km (154 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000e12y. Event ids that are associated: us2000e12y. The temblor was detected at 10:37:00 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 23:37:00 / April 9, 2018 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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