A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000c3bi. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3bi. Exact location of event, depth 10.26 km, 167.7181° East, -16.9986° South. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 19:35:23 / September 30, 2020 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:35:23 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.26 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro, Port-Vila. Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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