A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Wednesday. Event id: us60009zrt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009zrt. The temblor was reported at 13:55:03 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 02:55:03 / May 27, 2020 @ 2:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.7728° East, -17.0974° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 91 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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