A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Luganville in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.6871 East, latitude -15.3953 South, depth = 110.17 km. Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 13:21:24 / June 21, 2020 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000afxt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afxt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.17 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:21:24 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro, Luganville (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km ENE of Luganville, Vanuatu.
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