A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 177 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (110 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 20:53:20 / June 9, 2020 @ 8:53 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:53:20 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.78 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000acxs. Unique identifier: us6000acxs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.0782 East, latitude -20.9613 South, depth = 99.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 177 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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