A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 103 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.0678° East, -13.0734° South, depth 182.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 182.82 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bftw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bftw. The temblor was detected at 18:46:14 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 18:46:14 / August 26, 2020 @ 6:46 pm.
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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 103 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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