A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu (83 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 208.78 km (130 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:51:25 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bigg. Unique identifier: us6000bigg. Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 20:51:25 / August 17, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.8578° East, -18.4632° South, depth 208.78 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 133 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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