A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.9308° East, -14.5967° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgzq. Unique identifier: us7000bgzq. The temblor was picked up at 02:34:02 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 02:34:02 / September 3, 2020 @ 2:34 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 89 km SSE of Sola, Vanuatu.
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