A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.83 km (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.495 East, latitude -14.9357 South, depth = 137.83 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:19:47 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000aa4i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aa4i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 10:19:47 / June 3, 2020 @ 10:19 am.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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 four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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.
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