A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Sunday. 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:33:53 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl5p. Unique identifier: us7000bl5p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 04:33:53 / September 6, 2020 @ 4:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude 167.848 East, latitude -17.111 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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