A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, longitude 167.0431 East, latitude -14.9114 South, depth = 161.93 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 16:27:49 / August 10, 2018 @ 4:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gadp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gadp. The temblor was reported at 03:27:49 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 161.93 km (101 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km N of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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