A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (53 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000eq43. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eq43. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:40 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). 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 102.38 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/18 / 2018-06-09 12:00:40 / June 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 167.7785° East, -14.7491° South, depth 102.38 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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