A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 149 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (93 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:02:07 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 166.9193° East, -17.9106° South, depth 9.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004i9b. Id of event: us70004i9b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.69 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/07/19 / 2019-07-02 16:02:07 / July 2, 2019 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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