A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 606.35 km (377 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 171.0956 East, latitude -13.6784 South, depth = 606.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc55. Id of event: us6000cc55. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:54:27 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:54:27 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: Vanuatu region.
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