A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Exact location, longitude 167.948° East, latitude -17.083° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:58:30 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 11:58:30 / September 5, 2020 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl15. Unique identifier: us7000bl15. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila. The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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