A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 16:44:43 / July 13, 2020 @ 4:44 pm. Event id: us7000arph. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000arph. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.8042° East, -17.2712° South. The temblor was reported at 16:44:43 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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