A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 104 km SE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (65 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 05:46:22 / May 1, 2020 @ 5:46 am. Unique identifier: us70009b4h. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009b4h. Exact location of event, depth 226.87 km, 168.966° East, -18.4474° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 226.87 km (141 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:46:22 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km SE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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