A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:12:29 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009ac9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ac9. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7194° East, -20.1903° South. Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 10:12:29 / May 5, 2020 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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