A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 22:34:07 / May 27, 2020 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 167.8446° East, -17.0944° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:34:07 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000a0kn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a0kn.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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