A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was detected at 14:55:23 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.61 km (43 miles). Event id: us6000beni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000beni. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 14:55:23 / August 9, 2020 @ 2:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 169.0151° East, -19.099° South, depth 69.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 56 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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