A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 133 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 08:35:25 / May 31, 2017 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009l43. Unique identifier: us20009l43. Exact location of earthquake, 169.6729° East, -20.6925° South, depth 99.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.36 km (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:35:25 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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