A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 06:13:18 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17.81 km (11 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-16 07:13:18 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 167.5948 East, latitude -17.851 South, depth 17.81 km.
Close countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
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