A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 205 km NE of Sola, Vanuatu (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 613.23 km, 169.0458° East, -12.735° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:10:31 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006t83. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t83. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 17:10:31 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 613.23 km (381 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 205 km NE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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