A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Event id: us7000afa3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afa3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.445° East, latitude -14.988° South, depth = 126.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.22 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 17:29:23 / June 30, 2020 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:29:23 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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