A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 173 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (107 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:32 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 15:39:32 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.07 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 230.07 km, 167.0365° East, -12.3873° South. Event id: us7000aktf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aktf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 173 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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