A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (96 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 16:34:03 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 216.64 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.1816° East, -12.5178° South, depth 216.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8tn. Unique identifier: us6000c8tn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 16:34:03 / October 13, 2020 @ 4:34 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 155 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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