A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Unique identifier: us7000bl65. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl65. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.898° East, -17.132° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 05:05:00 / September 6, 2020 @ 5:05 am. The temblor was detected at 05:05:00 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 80 km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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