A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 98 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (61 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.99 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3ay. Unique identifier: us6000a3ay. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 20:50:10 / May 31, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 167.4068 East, latitude -17.5665 South, depth = 34.99 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:50:10 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km W of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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