A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009lld. Unique identifier: us70009lld. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 16:08:29 / May 13, 2020 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 169.8743° East, -19.4746° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:29 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km E of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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