A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 109 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 05:27:08 / June 24, 2017 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:27:08 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 123.25 km (77 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 169.7251 East, latitude -20.443 South, depth = 123.25 km. Unique identifier: us20009pg5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009pg5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 109 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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