A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 175 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (109 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 16:31:19 / August 4, 2020 @ 4:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:31:19 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 78.44 km, 166.6133° East, -12.5778° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.44 km (49 miles). Event id: us6000b993. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b993.
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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 175 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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