A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu (85 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:59 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003y23. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003y23. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2907 East, latitude -20.7956 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 02:56:59 / June 3, 2019 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 137 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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