A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 288 km E of Sola, Vanuatu (179 miles) on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:17:21 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 10:17:21 / August 4, 2018 @ 10:17 am. Exact location of event, depth 619.39 km, 170.1857° East, -14.3016° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3dv. Id of event: us1000g3dv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 619.39 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 288 km E of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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