A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 177 km NE of Isangel, Vanuatu (110 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 22:32:38 / August 9, 2020 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 233.17 km (145 miles). Exact location, longitude 170.6247° East, latitude -18.5739° South, depth = 233.17 km. The temblor was reported at 22:32:38 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000benw. Unique identifier: us6000benw.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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