A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km SSE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (65 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 02:18:49 / June 10, 2020 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.09 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:18:49 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8296 East, latitude -18.5569 South, depth = 101.09 km. Id of earthquake: us6000adhb. Event ids that are associated: us6000adhb.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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