A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 140 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu (87 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfg9. Id of event: us2000hfg9. The temblor was reported at 23:14:43 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 588.15 km (365 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.6919 East, latitude -13.2876 South, depth = 588.15 km. 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: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 12:14:43 / September 16, 2018 @ 12:14 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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