A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (58 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 167.5682 East, latitude -17.2738 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 09:58:47 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000a5u7. Event ids that are associated: us6000a5u7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 09:58:47 / May 27, 2020 @ 9:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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