A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. The epicenter was at a depth of 142.53 km (89 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:58 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 142.53 km, 167.574° East, -14.6983° South. Id of earthquake: us6000867q. Event ids that are associated: us6000867q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 11:46:58 / February 24, 2020 @ 11:46 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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