A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 04:41:26 / September 7, 2020 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 17.19 km, 167.764° East, -17.0565° South. The temblor was detected at 04:41:26 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.19 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bj63. Id of event: us7000bj63.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila. Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 95 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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