A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Global time and date of event 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 20:51:43 / May 31, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.5408 East, latitude -17.522 South, depth = 38.99 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6lr. Unique identifier: us6000a6lr. The temblor was detected at 20:51:43 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.99 km (24 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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