A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, depth 117.52 km, 167.4846° East, -14.8757° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 15:56:54 / July 8, 2020 @ 3:56 pm. Unique identifier: us7000ap19. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ap19. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.52 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:56:54 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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