A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 110 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.94 km (131 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:24:01 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007j7q. Unique identifier: us60007j7q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 21:24:01 / January 16, 2020 @ 9:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.1075 East, latitude -18.5666 South, depth = 210.94 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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