A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:09 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 23:05:09 / August 21, 2020 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.4122 East, latitude -14.201 South, depth = 194.97 km. 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 194.97 km (121 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bds4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bds4.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SSW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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