A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Saturday. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 11:39:31 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac2d. Unique identifier: us7000ac2d. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 168.0695 East, latitude -17.5977 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:31 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 30 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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