A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 128 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (80 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 10:20:39 / August 14, 2020 @ 10:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bem9. Id of event: us6000bem9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.2392° East, -18.9394° South. The temblor was detected at 10:20:39 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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