A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.9237 East, latitude -17.543 South, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 12:18:02 / June 20, 2020 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac2h. Id of event: us7000ac2h. The temblor was picked up at 12:18:02 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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