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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 36 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu

Earthquake location -15.0768S, 167.409WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.262 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000na2s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000na2s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/06/24 / 2024-06-26 00:55:09 / June 26, 2024 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:55:09 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.409° East, latitude -15.0768° South, depth = 149.262 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).

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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 36 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 167.409° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.0768° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 149.262 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-26 00:55:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-05 02:15:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.203 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000na2s Id of event.
Event Code 6000na2s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000na2s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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