A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agab. Id of event: us6000agab. Exact location of earthquake, 169.3357° East, -19.042° South, depth 244.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 244.55 km (152 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:55:46 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 05:55:46 / June 22, 2020 @ 5:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 55 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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