A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (89 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007k6l. Unique identifier: us60007k6l. The temblor was detected at 11:20:09 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.0779° East, latitude -12.671° South, depth = 204.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.64 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 00:20:09 / January 19, 2020 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 143 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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