A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 205 km N of Sola, Vanuatu (127 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 06:17:35 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 280.86 km (175 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.2551° East, -12.0421° South, depth 280.86 km. Unique identifier: us6000c03z. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c03z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 06:17:35 / September 18, 2020 @ 6:17 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 205 km N of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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