A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 195 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (121 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007dv6. Event ids that are associated: us60007dv6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 09:25:21 / January 11, 2020 @ 9:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 260.05 km (162 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 260.05 km, 167.1971° East, -12.1512° South. The temblor was detected at 20:25:21 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 195 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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