A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 113 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 169.0435 East, latitude -18.5509 South, depth = 214.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:52:26 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 214.31 km (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009p5e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009p5e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 16:52:26 / May 23, 2020 @ 4:52 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 113 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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