A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (67 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:46 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 23:35:46 / May 2, 2020 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009bsc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009bsc. Exact location, longitude 167.3018° East, latitude -17.7025° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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