A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location, longitude 167.3672° East, latitude -14.591° South, depth = 149.49 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c6ss. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6ss. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 02:36:03 / October 4, 2020 @ 2:36 am. The temblor was detected at 02:36:03 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 149.49 km (93 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km NNE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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