A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 20:13:09 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 20:13:09 / June 21, 2020 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 169.2278° East, -18.8974° South, depth 203.88 km. Unique identifier: us6000ag2z. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ag2z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.88 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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