A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 01:39:39 / September 7, 2020 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.6942° East, -17.2387° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:39 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000blse. Event ids that are associated: us7000blse.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila (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 seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 85 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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