A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 103 km NE of Norsup, Vanuatu (64 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 12:26:02 / May 31, 2020 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a366. Id of event: us6000a366. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.1808 East, latitude -15.5124 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:26:02 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NE of Norsup, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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