A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 03:53:54 / June 24, 2020 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.97 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000afq8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afq8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:53:54 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4597° East, -18.8701° South, depth 197.97 km.
Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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