A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 244 km E of Sola, Vanuatu (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.31 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007evc. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007evc. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 15:15:58 / January 13, 2020 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 169.8023 East, latitude -13.6714 South, depth = 5.31 km. The temblor was reported at 02:15:58 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 244 km E of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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