A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 166 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (103 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 131.4 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000afkj. Event ids that are associated: us6000afkj. Exact location of earthquake, 166.7966° East, -12.5637° South, depth 131.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 21:29:53 / June 20, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:29:53 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 166 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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