A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 170 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (106 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:58:56 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 10:58:56 / May 6, 2020 @ 10:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 217.02 km, 167.0099° East, -12.4247° South. 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 217.02 km (135 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009fen. Unique identifier: us70009fen.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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