A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 125 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu (78 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:05 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003p0n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003p0n. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 16:01:05 / May 13, 2019 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 169.3292° East, -20.6791° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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