A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 101 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (63 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 21:37:37 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:37 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:37:37 / 9:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 167.7174 East, latitude -17.0205 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000bpgf. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpgf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 101 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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