A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:53:55 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 12:53:55 / September 7, 2020 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.78 km (96 miles). Exact location of event, depth 154.78 km, 167.3569° East, -14.525° South. Event id: us7000bjb0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjb0.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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 ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 64 km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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