A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.5922° East, -17.7665° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 19:25:14 / September 15, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:25:14 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bpuf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpuf.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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