A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b6t8. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6t8. The temblor was picked up at 16:49:19 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 16:49:19 / July 26, 2020 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6713 East, latitude -14.9506 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Close 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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 44 km WNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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