A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (156 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 170.5131° East, latitude -21.4916° South, depth = 152.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 152.7 km (95 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:46 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bclh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bclh. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 03:38:46 / August 18, 2020 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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