A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.85 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 17:30:22 / March 3, 2020 @ 5:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 161.85 km, 167.4397° East, -14.5558° South. Id of earthquake: us60008b73. Event ids that are associated: us60008b73. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:22 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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