A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 141 km N of Sola, Vanuatu (88 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 13:26:54 / August 3, 2020 @ 1:26 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 198.98 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:26:54 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 167.7112 East, latitude -12.6112 South, depth = 198.98 km. Event id: us6000baln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000baln.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 141 km N of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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