A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 193 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (120 miles). Event id: us7000c7yl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7yl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 13:01:19 / October 30, 2020 @ 1:01 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:01:19 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.9311° East, latitude -12.2342° South, depth = 221.38 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 221.38 km (138 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 193 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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