A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 130 km ESE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (81 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.4012 East, latitude -18.3026 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:51:20 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000900d. Unique identifier: us7000900d. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 16:51:20 / April 19, 2020 @ 4:51 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km ESE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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