A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Event id: us7000c7g3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7g3. The temblor was reported at 19:19:33 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.1549 East, latitude -14.9942 South, depth = 102.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.53 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 19:19:33 / October 23, 2020 @ 7:19 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville. Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 10 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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