A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (65 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 00:30:59 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 209.3 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000460g. Id of event: us7000460g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 13:30:59 / June 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 166.9314 East, latitude -13.141 South, depth = 209.3 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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