A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:01:33 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b88w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b88w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 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 time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 03:01:33 / August 2, 2020 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 173.4781 East, latitude -20.7861 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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