A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us7000bgki. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgki. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 12:24:18 / August 28, 2020 @ 12:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 237.34 km (147 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:24:18 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 237.34 km, 169.3524° East, -18.7152° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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