A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (124 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl1s. Unique identifier: us7000bl1s. Exact location of event, longitude 166.3521 East, latitude -12.5084 South, depth = 17.49 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:20 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 23:06:20 / September 5, 2020 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.49 km (11 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-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. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 199 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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