A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 217.25 km, 167.2479° East, -13.1711° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 19:05:55 / September 11, 2020 @ 7:05 pm. Event id: us7000bnza. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnza. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:05:55 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.25 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola. Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 84 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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