A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (65 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 23:53:19 / March 5, 2020 @ 11:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 113.71 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 168.9252 East, latitude -18.4778 South, depth = 113.71 km. Unique identifier: us60008d8a. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008d8a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:53:19 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 104 km SE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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