A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 149 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (93 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 166.4399 East, latitude -13.0828 South, depth = 136.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.62 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 17:10:43 / May 22, 2019 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:10:43 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003t9b. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003t9b.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 149 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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