A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000a5uc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a5uc. The temblor was reported at 09:18:14 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.8033° East, latitude -17.3513° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 09:18:14 / May 27, 2020 @ 9:18 am.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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