A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (63 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.54 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 168.7899° East, -18.7464° South, depth 106.54 km. Id of earthquake: us70003yjz. Event ids that are associated: us70003yjz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:40:07 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 17:40:07 / June 12, 2019 @ 5:40 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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