A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 231 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (144 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:16:52 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 01:16:52 / June 5, 2020 @ 1:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146.33 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a69q. Unique identifier: us6000a69q. Exact location of event, longitude 170.7323 East, latitude -21.1274 South, depth = 146.33 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 231 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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