A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 294 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (183 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.45 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:20:24 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 00:20:24 / September 14, 2020 @ 12:20 am. Event id: us7000bpsc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpsc. Exact location, longitude 170.8475° East, latitude -21.7566° South, depth = 66.45 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 294 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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