A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 258 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (160 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 13:26:21 / August 3, 2020 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.75 km (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:26:21 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 170.5471 East, latitude -21.549 South, depth = 146.75 km. Event id: us6000bal3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bal3.
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 twenty-three 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.
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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: 258 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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