A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 80 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (50 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:37:42 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.5026° East, -14.5594° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 17:37:42 / May 4, 2020 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70009eme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009eme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 80 km NW of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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