A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h7hj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7hj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 12:38:32 / September 29, 2018 @ 12:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 167.6072° East, -18.1879° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:38:32 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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