A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 260.47 km (162 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 10:33:24 / May 27, 2020 @ 10:33 am. Event id: us6000a5ua. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a5ua. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:24 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.6313 East, latitude -18.9768 South, depth = 260.47 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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 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: 72 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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