A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.41 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.362 East, latitude -13.67 South, depth = 204.41 km. The temblor was reported at 17:58:58 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700097jz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097jz. Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 06:58:58 / April 25, 2020 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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