A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 195 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (121 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5cl. Id of event: us6000c5cl. Exact location of earthquake, 166.5155° East, -12.4309° South, depth 107.84 km. The temblor was reported at 03:35:24 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.84 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 03:35:24 / October 4, 2020 @ 3:35 am.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 195 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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