A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 294 km E of Sola, Vanuatu (183 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 613.45 km (381 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 16:12:39 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:12 pm. Exact location, longitude 170.2583° East, latitude -14.2041° South, depth = 613.45 km. Event id: us70009nim. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nim. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:12:39 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 294 km E of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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