A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 136 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jx9. Id of event: us70007jx9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:29:31 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:29 am. Exact location, longitude 166.2331° East, latitude -14.1109° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:29:31 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 136 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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