A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Lakatoro in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 10:09:39 / September 14, 2020 @ 10:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 180.46 km, 168.1992° East, -16.1054° South. The temblor was picked up at 10:09:39 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.46 km (112 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpsq. Unique identifier: us7000bpsq.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lakatoro.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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