A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 627.2 km (390 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 170.4153 East, latitude -13.3385 South, depth = 627.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 09:50:41 / February 7, 2020 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007ks3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007ks3. The temblor was detected at 20:50:41 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Vanuatu region.
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