Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Port-Olry in Vanuatu

Earthquake location -14.5613S, 165.4048WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 187 km WNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (116 miles) on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:34 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 19:46:34 / September 10, 2020 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.4048 East, latitude -14.5613 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnkc. Id of event: us7000bnkc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 187 km WNW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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