A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. 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: us60007n2m. Unique identifier: us60007n2m. Exact location, longitude 168.0056° East, latitude -14.4516° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:04:25 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 02:04:25 / February 3, 2020 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 79 km SE of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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