A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 107 km S of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009zmr. Id of event: us60009zmr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 23:12:02 / May 26, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:12:02 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.4706 East, latitude -17.0893 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km S of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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