A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 99 km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:27:13 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 01:27:13 / May 29, 2020 @ 1:27 am. Exact location, longitude 168.2831° East, latitude -18.6348° South, depth = 148.52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.52 km (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6dw. Id of event: us6000a6dw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 99 km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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