A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1uu. Id of event: us6000a1uu. The temblor was reported at 14:04:45 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 14:04:45 / May 23, 2020 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 171.5719° East, -14.1971° South, depth 627.29 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 627.29 km (390 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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