A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 157 km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (98 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:21:31 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c6r7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6r7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8833 East, latitude -15.992 South, depth = 10 km. 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: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 15:21:31 / October 3, 2020 @ 3:21 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km E of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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