A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 11:48:53 / July 20, 2020 @ 11:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.1384 East, latitude -19.0923 South, depth = 157.68 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:48:53 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.68 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arj5. Unique identifier: us7000arj5.
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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