A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 99 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (62 miles). Event id: us6000c4r5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4r5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.667° East, -17.0846° South, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:41:24 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 19:41:24 / September 28, 2020 @ 7:41 pm.
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 five, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 99 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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